Hot Chocolate Bombs

  • Author: Jodi Danen, RDN Create Kids Club
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2
  • Total Time: 7 minutes
  • Yield: 24 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No Bake
  • Cuisine: American


Hot chocolate bombs are a homemade Hot Chocolate mix recipe that’s super creamy, extra chocolaty, & made with simple ingredients.


  • 12 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 pint heavy whipping cream (1 cup)
  • 1 tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 1/21 tsp. almond extract


  1. In a medium-sized microwaveable bowl, add all of the ingredients then stir.
  2. Heat in 30-second increments until the chocolate is melted.  Take care to not overcook.
  3. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  4. Prepare a baking sheet with wax paper or a silicone baking mat.
  5. With a small scoop or spoon, scoop the chocolate mixture on to the baking sheet.
  6. Place the baking sheet into the freezer for 30 minutes or until the balls are cool enough to roll in your hands.
  7. Roll each scoop of chocolate into a ball. ┬áPlace into a Ziploc bag or storage container with a lid and freeze until you’re ready to use.
  8. To serve, place 1 hot chocolate bomb into a microwave safe mug with 1 cup of milk.
  9. Heat for 1 -2 minutes then stir and serve.


Swap almond extract for your favorite flavor to make customizable flavors!